Le Secret de Ton Nom, Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen, Aen Kishchitaymook Aen Li Michif Iwik, is the 2010 children's picture book by renowned Métis author David Bouchard. The French and Michif book draws in readers with the warmth and detailed colour art illustrations by Dennis J. Weber as well as the poetic verses written in English and Michif. The story of the author's identity is told in the spare text and the engaging images. He begins with acknowledging the early contact period of the French and First Nations.
The Other Side of Eden: Hunters, Farmers and the Shaping of the World by anthropologist and documentary filmmaker Hugh Brody effectively argues for the lifestyles of hunter and gathering peoples worldwide. His part memoir and part exposition celebrates the worlds of the Innu, Inuit, Nisga'a, and Dunne-za societies.
NO LONGER AVAILABLE FROM GOODMINDS Native Men of Courage is the most recent title in Native Trailblazer Series. This volume offers elementary readers 10 biographical sketches about Aboriginal men who have contributed significantly to the betterment of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis communities. Each person selected by Mohawk author Vincent Schilling offers readers an insight to men of distinction living and working in Canada and the United States.
On the Land: Confronting the Challenges to Aboriginal Self-Determination in Northern Quebec and Labrador is a collection of seven essays about the various ways First Nations and Inuit in Quebec and Labrador are asserting their rights to the land and challenging the right of Quebec to sovereignty. Aboriginal voices include Matthew Coon Come, Zebedee Nungak, Daniel Ashini, and Mary Ellen Turpel. Views from the outside include Harvey Feit, Alan Penn, and Boyce Richardson. The book covers the Inuit of Quebec, the Innu of Labrador, and the James Bay Cree.
The Secret of Your Name: Proud to be Metis, Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen, Aen Kishchitaymook Aen Li Michif Iwik, is the 2010 picture book by renowned Métis author David Bouchard. The book draws in readers with the warmth and detailed colour art illustrations by Dennis J. Weber as well as the poetic verses written in English and Michif. The story of the author's identity is told in the spare text and the engaging images. He begins with acknowledging the early contact period of the French and First Nations.
Collection of 13 essays first issued in French as Autochtonie et gouvernance. In his text the essays have been translated into English and should be of interest to scholars interested in the Quebec perspective regarding First Nations and Inuit legal and self-government issues. Of particular interest is the essay by Andree Lajoie, Henry Quillinan, Rod Macdonald and Guy Rocher about Legal Pluralism a Kahnawake?
Collection of 18 scholarly essays presented in 1996 at a conference at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto. One of the most significant papers is the one delivered by the late Deborah Doxtator. Her paper, Inclusive and Exclusive Perceptions of Difference: Native and Euro-Based Concepts of Time, History, and Change, makes the argument that Indigenous views of history can be important in the creation of the history of Canada at the time of the Renaissance. Other papers include the work of Olive P.
Algonquian Spirit: Contemporary Translations of the Algonquian Literatures of North America is an essential introduction and captivating guide to Native literary traditions still thriving in many parts of North America. This scholarly volume contains vital background information and new translations of songs and stories reaching back to the seventeenth century.
Power Struggles: Hydro Development and First Nations in Manitoba and Quebec contains twelve papers originally presented at a 2003 conference that discussed the process and impact of hydro electric power projects on the First Nations of Quebec and Manitoba. The papers address the Wuskwatim Dam Project, Paix des Braves, and the Great Whale Project, as well as the modern treaties the projects and governments employed with the First Nations impacted by the mega-projects.